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AAP Mobile Apps

​​​The American Academy of Pediatrics publishes and partners with publishers of mobile apps in order to provide both parents and health care providers with tools for fast, convenient answers and information.

​​For Professionals ​​
Merit Award

The gold standard infectious disease problem solver, now on your mobile device. Download the current edition to access from anywhere, with search, updates, and news. Quickly access critical, current information for diagnosis, treatment, and management of more than 200 infectious diseases, including drug dosing, immunization information, updates, and hundreds of images.


AAP eBooks
Free app to access your eBooks offline, on the go. Purchase eBooks at eBooks are fully searchable for quick answers.                 
Download key point of care content to your device, including the Point of Care Quick Refere​nce, the Pediatric Drug Lookup, and the Interactive Periodicity Schedule and related Bright Futures guidelines. Also now available as a downloadable native application for iPad®.
AAP News
AAP News on the go -- download full issues, formatted for mobile readability. Add bookmarks and comments.

Merit Award

Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
Practical, evidence-based recommendations from the leading experts in pediatric antimicrobial therapy. Get quick answers on the go from the best-selling antimicrobial therapy guide. Updated for the current edition, Nelson's Abx includes evidence levels to show strength of recommendations, pop-up references with PMIDs to dig deeper, and new chapters on antibiotic therapy for obese children and prophylaxis/prevention of symptomatic infection. Use the interactive Body Surface Area Calculator for dosing.

Healthy Growth: Tips on Healthy Active Living for Parents with Young Children
Pediatric care providers have the unique ability to create custom handouts on vital topics of healthy growth, nutrition, and physical activity, targeted to the parent and their areas of need.  Providers looking for a trusted resource to supplement well-child visits with additional healthy active living topics, can point parents to this app for evidence-base, patient-tested materials.  Content is available in both English and Spanish.
​​ ​NRP
Key tools and resources to help NRP providers and instructors learn the changes for the new 7th edition and updated AAP/AHA guidance. Includes access to the Flow Diagram and the full 2015 AAP/AHA Neonatal Guidelines for CPR & ECC. Also, contains videos to demonstrate Positive-Pressure Ventilation (PPV) Cadence and MR. SOPA ventilation corrective steps.

For Parents:​
KidsDoc Symptom Checker
What should a parent do if their child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can a child return to school or child care after an illness? These are medical advice questions that all parents have. Health problems can arise anytime - evenings, weekends, during work hours, when traveling, or when the doctor's office is closed.
KidsDoc is designed especially for these times. The care guides help parents make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries that parents can manage on their own.
Put this app on your own phone to show parents the benefits of KidsDoc -- just $1.99!

Child Health Tracker
Child Health Tracker gives parents the power of on-demand access to their child(ren)’s health information, needs, and providers; and AAP guidance on the vaccinations and milestones they should be expecting.

Healthy Children Magazine​
Get advice you can tru​st from the nation's leading child health experts. Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and backed by 67,000 AAP member physicians, Healthy Children magazine packs each issue with important information for parents of children of all ages. You'll find guidance on safety and injury prevention; childhood illnesses and diseases; immunzation information; developmental milestones; nutrition and fitness; behavioral issues; and much more.


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